Cropped World Population Map is a cartogram displaying countries' sizes based on population rather than land area
Through a short reading, students gain background information on the history of world population and the contemporary...
Cropped World Population Map is a cartogram displaying countries' sizes based on population rather than land area
Using the methods of a demographer, students will analyze, interpret, and evaluate conclusions on population data from...
Demonstration using bowls of water and measuring cups shows population growth when the birth rate exceeds the death rate
Through a short demonstration, students observe how birth and death rates influence population growth.
Population pyramid for Indonesia is an example of a population pyramid
Students interpret population pyramids for 10 countries, discuss differences in the population growth rates, and infer implications...
Student-created graphs show Brazil's total population and urban population in 1980 and 2015
Students compare the World Population Map with an equal area map to calculate statistics related to arable...
Cropped World Population Map is a cartogram displaying countries' sizes based on population rather than land area
Working in pairs, students research a world region to find demographic, social, environmental, and economic data, then...
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Students use the Human Land Use overlay and Timeline on www.WorldPopulationHistory.org to research how humans’ changing use of...
Students use paper plates and counting cards to simulate future population projections
Students discuss the UN’s population projections to explore how small changes in the fertility rate can produce...
Different vegetables in serving dishes.
Human population, now over 7 billion, cannot continue to grow indefinitely. There are limits to the life-sustaining...

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"The activities not only bring out important content, but they also provide real-world context for environmental, population and sustainability issues. They engage participants in very thought-provoking and critical-thinking discussions.”

Helen de la Maza, Environmental Educator, Irvine, CA